James W Blackwell, 79 of Cookeville passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019,
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Born Saturday, July 22, 1939 in Peoria, Illinois, he was the son of the late Robert Blackwell and the late Doris Burge Blackwell.
James was proud of his service to his country in the Army. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and friend. James was always smiling and happy and was a great jokester especially on his sister.
He was the husband of Rosalee Smith Blackwell whom he married on May 8, 1964, she was the love of his life and will never be forgotten.
He is also survived by:
Lori Blackwell Eads (Robert)
Brenda Blackwell Downs (Larry)
Sally Schmitt (Carl)
He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents one daughter Sharon Blackwell Jimison and one brother Donald R. Blackwell.
Funeral services for Mr. Blackwell will be held Sunday, January 27, 2019 beginning at 3:00 PM from the Chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 1:00 PM to until the time of service at 3:00 PM.